The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 27 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 8 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.65% 3.91% 3.70%
As % of the System Software category 15.09% 50.00% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
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£278 £313 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.20% +89.39%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £21.88 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+71.42% +1.74%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

System Software Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
53 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 17.55% 7.82% 9.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 7 10
Average daily rate £325 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.06% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £14.25 - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.88 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.93% -11.76%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Liverpool region.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Liverpool region.

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool region citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Infrastructure.

1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (89.47%) Windows
3 15 (78.95%) DNS
4 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
4 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
5 13 (68.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (68.42%) ITIL Certification
5 13 (68.42%) ITIL
5 13 (68.42%) MCP
6 12 (63.16%) Citrix
7 9 (47.37%) DHCP
7 9 (47.37%) Windows 7
8 8 (42.11%) LAN
8 8 (42.11%) WAN
8 8 (42.11%) Citrix Certification
9 7 (36.84%) MS Office
9 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
9 7 (36.84%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (36.84%) Fat Client
9 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (36.84%) VMware Workstation
9 7 (36.84%) Thin Client
9 7 (36.84%) Terminal Services
9 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (36.84%) Firewall
10 6 (31.58%) Clustering
10 6 (31.58%) VMware ESX
10 6 (31.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (31.58%) SQL
10 6 (31.58%) IIS

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool region citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Infrastructure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (31.58%) IIS
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) MS Office
1 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (78.95%) DNS
2 9 (47.37%) DHCP
3 8 (42.11%) LAN
3 8 (42.11%) WAN
4 7 (36.84%) Firewall
5 6 (31.58%) SMTP
5 6 (31.58%) SSL
5 6 (31.58%) FTP
5 6 (31.58%) HTTP
6 2 (10.53%) SAN
7 1 (5.26%) VPN
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Administrator
1 7 (36.84%) Desktop Administrator
2 2 (10.53%) Server Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Thin Client
1 7 (36.84%) Fat Client
2 6 (31.58%) Clustering
3 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.53%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Windows 7
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) ITIL
2 6 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (31.58%) Patch Management
3 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) MCP
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft Certification
1 13 (68.42%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (42.11%) Citrix Certification
3 6 (31.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
5 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (5.26%) CCNP
6 1 (5.26%) CCA
6 1 (5.26%) CCAA
6 1 (5.26%) CCIA
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
2 7 (36.84%) Terminal Services
2 7 (36.84%) VMware Workstation
2 7 (36.84%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (31.58%) VMware ESX
4 2 (10.53%) XenApp
5 1 (5.26%) XenServer
5 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
5 1 (5.26%) vSphere
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
1 1 (5.26%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
3 12 (63.16%) Citrix
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco
5 2 (10.53%) EMC
5 2 (10.53%) McAfee
6 1 (5.26%) HP
6 1 (5.26%) BMC
6 1 (5.26%) PlateSpin